- Erasing Intellectual Property: “Plain Packaging” Of Consumer Products And The Implications For Trademark Rights
By Patrick Basham and Dr. John C. Luik, a founding director and senior fellow, respectively, of The Democracy Institute.
- Matrixx Unbounded: High Court’s Ruling Needlessly Complicates Scientific Evidence Principles
By Nathan A. Schachtman, an adjunct faculty member at Columbia Law School and in private law practice in New York City and David Venderbush, counsel to the law firm Alston & Bird LLP in its New York City office.
- On The Merits: City Of New York v. ExxonMobil Corp.
Featuring Douglas Henderson, a partner in the Atlanta office of the law firm Troutman Sanders LLP, and Dennis C. Reich, co-founding partner of the law firm Reich & Binstock in Houston.
- U.S. v. SAIC: Collective Knowledge Theory And The False Claims Act
By Jessie K. Liu, a partner in the Washington office of the law firm Jenner & Block LLP.
- Alcoser v. Thomas
On June 9, 2011, the California Supreme Court declined to review an appeals court decision that threatens a significant expansion of tort liability by making it easier for plaintiffs to allege that they have been defrauded. The decision to decline…
- In re: Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments
On June 13, 2011, WLF urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to clarify the accuracy standards that will govern new federally mandated menu labeling in restaurants and similar retail food establishments. In formal comments filed with the FDA,…
- West Virginia ex rel. McGraw v. CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
On June 10, 2011, WLF filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, urging it to grant rehearing en banc from a decision that makes it much more difficult for out-of-state defendants to move their lawsuits from state court to…
From The Legal Pulse:
- “Tough on Crime” and Fair, Understandable Laws NOT Mutually Exclusive – By Stephen Richer, WLF
- “Environmental Justice” Deployed to Oppose Oil Pipeline, Expand Ozone Rules – By John Kendrick, WLF
- Flashback and Looking Forward at What’s Left at the High Court
- Tea-Leaf Reading at the High Court, Plus a Final Good Riddance to Bill Lerach – By Richard Samp, WLF
- Supreme Court Observations: Microsoft v. i4i – By Robert Green Sterne and Nirav N. Desai, Sterne Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.
- Montesquieu, Tutti Frutti & Vagueness: Justice Scalia in Rare Form – By Glenn Lammi, WLF
- Mysterious Health Care Waiver Process Comes under More Scrutiny – By Michael Wilt, WLF